Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is resigning and will not return next school year, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Kentucky, Arizona 1-2 in AP preseason poll
Kentucky, last season's national runner-up, is No. 1 in the AP preseason Top 25 for the second straight season.
Report: Marathon champ Jeptoo tests positive
The World Marathon Majors series says it has postponed Sunday's awards ceremony because of reports that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo has tested positive for doping.
Report: Charges unlikely for 49ers' McDonald
The Santa Clara District Attorney's office likely will not charge San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald with domestic violence, according to a report.
James struggles as Knicks spoil homecoming
LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.
OKC's Westbrook suffers small fracture in hand
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook suffered a small fracture of the second metacarpal in his right hand Thursday night, coach Scott Brooks said.
Sources: Redskins' Hall tears Achilles again
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall, who tore his Achilles tendon last month and underwent surgery to repair it, tore it again this week and will have to redo the surgery, according to sources.
Tweets by Jets' Decker spur social media spat
The New York Jets' Eric Decker picked a bad week to try to rally the team's disgruntled fan base.
No. 2 FSU rallies to avoid upset at Louisville
Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.
Irving: Miscommunication with Blatt part of loss
LeBron James called some of his miscues "careless," shouldering his responsibility for Thursday's loss, but there were others in the Cavs' locker room who also spoke up about their part in the defeat.
Concussed Cards DB: Couldn't recall game
While driving after Sunday's game, Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson pulled over for about 30 minutes.
Saints top Panthers to take NFC South lead
Drew Brees overcame a shaky start and threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South.
Red Sox sign closer Uehara to two-year deal
The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara to a two-year contract through the 2016 season, the team announced Thursday.
NCAA upholds Gurley's 4-game suspension
The NCAA announced Thursday night that its Division I Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee has upheld Georgia running back Todd Gurley's four-game suspension, meaning he'll miss the No. 11 Bulldogs' next two games after sitting out the previous two.
Sources: Refs disciplined for improper access
Several college basketball referees, including one prominent Big Ten official, have been disciplined for accessing unauthorized information on a refereeing software web site, sources told ESPN.
Cowboys still waiting for Romo test results
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo underwent tests Tuesday morning for a more complete look at the bruised back he suffered in the third quarter of Monday's 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins.